Latest Circumcision controversies Stories

2015-02-02 23:02:22

In December 2014, the CDC released draft guidelines on circumcision recommending that doctors advise parents of newborn boys as well as older uncircumcised males on the health benefits of the

Wavering Doctoral Advice Leads To Fewer Circumcisions
2013-08-22 12:32:30

A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics found the rate of hospital circumcisions has declined over the past 30 years, due largely to a wavering debate between healthcare professionals.

2013-03-28 23:02:49

When passers-by see a crowd of men in bloodstained white coveralls posing on the West Lawn of the U.S.

2012-08-27 21:04:13

It’s a debate which is sure to never really come to a close. In addition to the questions of health involved, there are also questions of ethics and religion.

2011-07-27 12:43:00

CONCORD, Calif., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although one of the world's oldest medical procedures, male circumcision has become a hotly-contested topic amongst lawmakers, influential groups and the general public across the globe from San Francisco to sub-Saharan Africa. On November 8, San Francisco residents will vote on the so-called Male Mutilation Bill, potentially outlawing the procedure.

2011-06-03 16:15:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today condemned the "grotesque anti-Semitic imagery and themes" in a comic book created by supporters of an anti-circumcision movement in San Francisco.

2010-07-01 09:15:00

OPEN LETTER TO TASK FORCE MEMBERS SAYS FAILING TO GIVE SAME PROTECTIONS TO BOYS AND GIRLS IS "EXTRAORDINARY BETRAYAL" OF MEDICAL ETHICS, HUMAN RIGHTS TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) short-lived call to amend the national ban on female genital cutting, Intact America - the largest organization championing all children's human right to an intact body - published an open letter to an AAP Task Force on Circumcision...

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